Category: Health and Medicine

Parkinson’s Foundation Launches Marijuana and Parkinson’s Survey

The Parkinson’s community has looked to marijuana or cannabis to provide some relief from PD-related movement and non-movement symptoms. However, little is known about the effects of marijuana or cannabis for Parkinson’s. Unknown information includes benefit to symptoms, potential side effects and safety issues.

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‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star says CBD helped cure wife’s stage 4 cancer

Alicia Allain, wife of John Schneider, known for his role as “Bo Duke” on “The Dukes of Hazzard,” that aired on CBS from 1979 to 1985, claims CBD helped cure her of stage four HER2 negative hormone receptor-positive cancer. Allain told FOX Business’ Stuart Varney on Friday that the cancer was found on her legs, arms, rib cage and spine.

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Study Finds People Prefer Cannabis to Sleep Aids

The results showed that the sale of sleep aids was stable before a dispensary opened in one of the Colorado counties. However, after the dispensary started doing business, the market share of OTC sleep medication reduced with each month of operation. The study found that cannabis competes favorably with OTC sleep aids that contain diphenhydramine and doxylamine. These types of medication make up 87.4% of the market share of OTC sleep drugs. 

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